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What is Chronic Vomiting?

Vomiting refers to the stomach expelling its contents and is the body’s means of dispelling harmful substances including foreign objects and toxins. Acute vomiting is an occasional isolated incident of vomiting, often not serious and the result of eating something disagreeable, a diet change, eating too fast, etc. Chronic vomiting is ongoing vomiting (more than once in a day) and should be treated as an emergency as it can indicate a life threatening situation. Chronic vomiting can itself make conditions worse due to inadequate nutrition and dehydration if allowed to continue without treatment. An occasional bout of vomiting is common in dogs; however, persistent, chronic vomiting is usually indicative of an underlying disease. Chronic vomiting often leads to decreased absorption of nutrients and subsequent weight loss. Chronic vomiting is ongoing vomiting (more than once in a day) and should be treated as an emergency as it can indicate a life threatening situation.

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Symptoms of Chronic Vomiting in Dogs

Symptoms of chronic vomiting include:

  • Heaving/Gagging
  • Vomiting more than once during a day
  • Producing partially digested food
  • Producing yellow fluid (bile)
  • Producing white foam
  • Producing mucus or watery substance
  • Producing blood or blood-tinged substance

Causes of Chronic Vomiting in Dogs

Causes of chronic vomiting include:

  • Change in diet
  • Food sensitivity/intolerance
  • Garbage ingestion/bone ingestion
  • Toxin ingestion (heavy metal/pesticide/auto coolant/chocolate)
  • Intestinal parasites
  • Chronic cough
  • Motion sickness
  • Ingestion of a foreign object
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Severe constipation
  • Bacterial infection
  • Viral infection
  • Cancer
  • Enteritis/Colitis
  • Ulcer
  • Peritonitis
  • Pyometria (in intact females)
  • Diabetes
  • Vestibular disease
  • Septicemia
  • Addison’s disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Kidney failure
  • Liver failure
  • Ketoacidosis
  • Bladder obstruction or rupture
  • Volvulus (bloat) or gastric dilatation
Types
  • Vomiting: Expelling contents of the stomach
  • Regurgitating: Expelling contents from the esophagus that have not yet reached the stomach

Diagnosis of Chronic Vomiting in Dogs

If your pet has vomited once and is bright and alert and eating and going to the bathroom normally, the vomiting may be an isolated incident. However, keep an eye out for more vomiting, inability to keep food down, and abnormal or absent bowel movements for the next few days.

If your pet has continued to vomit you should take them to the veterinarian as it could be an indication of poisoning or other life threatening condition. Collect a sample of the vomit in a plastic bag or container if possible for the vet to examine. The veterinarian will take a history to determine if your pet has ingested garbage, a foreign object or toxic substance. She will want to know when the vomiting started, how frequently it has been occurring, and what the vomit looks like (does it contain food, yellow bile, mucous, foam, blood).

The veterinarian will perform a physical exam and palpate the abdomen to feel for any abdominal masses or other abnormalities. Depending on the pet’s history and physical exam, the following diagnostic tools may be employed to determine the cause of the vomiting and appropriate treatment.

  • Radiographs: X-ray can help visualize tumor, foreign body, or other abnormality.
  • Endoscopy/colonoscopy: Can help visualize tumor, foreign body, or other abnormality.
  • Bloodwork: Examines function of the liver, kidneys and other body systems.
  • Ultrasound: Aids in visualization of the intestines and stomach contents.
  • Fecal examination: Examines bowel contents and presence of intestinal parasites.
  • Exploratory surgery: When the cause of chronic vomiting cannot be resolved or when other diagnostics indicate a mass or foreign body, exploratory surgery may be necessary.

Treatment of Chronic Vomiting in Dogs

Depending on the results of the diagnostics and extent and duration of the vomiting, the following treatments may be utilized to stop the vomiting and address the abnormality:

Bland Diet

The veterinarian may recommend feeding your pet a bland diet for a period of a few days. A bland diet consists of foods that are gentle on the digestive system while providing the necessary nutrients. It is low in fiber, fat and protein and high in carbohydrates, composed of a single lean protein source and a single carbohydrate. The most common bland diet consists of boiled white rice and boiled skinless chicken breast (no bones). Cottage cheese, egg whites and low-fat yogurt are also permitted. There are a number of commercial bland diets you can ask your veterinarian about.

The bland diet should be fed as long as your veterinarian recommends. Once the bland diet can be stopped, the regular diet should be introduced gradually over a 7 day period, adding a small amount of regular food to the bland diet a bit more each day until the pet is eating only regular food.

Medications
  • Anti-emetics – Prevent nausea and vomiting
  • Antibiotics – Treat infection
  • Corticosteroids – Treat inflammation
  • IV fluid therapy – Restores electrolytes and rehydrates
  • Subcutaneous fluid therapy – Restores electrolytes and rehydrates
  • Dewormer – Rids of intestinal parasites
Surgery

In the case of a foreign body, pyometria or tumor, surgery may be required to treat the condition. Foreign body and pyometria surgeries are often emergency situations and performed the same day of diagnosis. The pet will likely spend up to 72 hours in the hospital to be monitored for recovery as this is an invasive procedure. After surgery and hospitalization, when the pet is allowed to go home, they are supplied with medications for pain, antibiotics, and possible other medications. They will be given an Elizabethan collar (cone/e-collar) to prevent licking at the incision site. The pet will have staples or sutures removed in 2-3 weeks. In case of surgery, it is important the pet remain still, inside the house in a clean environment and inactive usually for a period of at least two weeks. Surgeries have good outlook and the pet often returns to normal activity levels within 1-3 months.

Recovery of Chronic Vomiting in Dogs

If a pet has been vomiting or is nauseous, it may be necessary to provide food and water in small portions over an extended period of time rather than offer a full water bowl or full meal. This prevents the pet from choking or ingesting too much material at once on a sensitive stomach.

It is important to follow your treatment plan as indicated by the veterinarian. Dietary changes, medication management and/or surgery recovery guidelines will produce positive results if correctly applied. Monitor your pet carefully and be aware of any changes in eating and bowel movements. If vomiting continues, be sure to alert your veterinarian.

To prevent gastrointestinal problems that can be costly and difficult to manage in your pet, be sure to keep garbage, human food, chemicals and laundry items like socks, washcloths, and other small fabric items out of reach of your pet. Choose toys that are not easily destroyed and that will not be swallowed easily.

Chronic Vomiting Questions and Advice from Veterinary Professionals

Remy
Boston Terrier
5 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting

We’ve had our 5 month old puppy, Remy, for about a month. She hasn’t really been healthy since we got her. Initially, she was diagnosed with giardia & was having frequent diarrhea which seems to be more under control now. She is still vomiting way too much & has lost at least 1lb since we got her. She usually vomits at random times each day & not necessarily after eating. No diet seems to help & she has already been hospitalized for dehydration once. She mostly has good energy, but occasionally (every 5-7 days) will have a day where she’s clearly worn out.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Without examining Remy I cannot say specifically what the cause of the vomiting is; it may be due to infection, parasites or other issues. You could try feeding Remy a bland diet in small regular portions for the time being to see if that has any effect and then transition her over to a regular puppy diet if you see any improvement. If a cause cannot be found pancreatic tests, blood tests, x-rays (with and without contrast) and other tests may be required to look for any abnormalities. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Tommy
Golden Retriever
11 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Chronic vomiting, coughing

Medication Used

Pepcid AC

We have an 11 year old Golden Retriever who started to cough few months back, he also has a tumor above his upper lip which is now grown big. For the past month he has developed chronic vomiting multiple times a day. His blood test results are normal. Removing the tumor is questionable because of the location of where it is. Not exactly sure what to do with the tumor and the chronic vomiting. He is fine otherwise.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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I cannot think of an immediate link between the tumour on the lip and the vomiting; I see that you are already giving famotidine (Pepcid AC) and I guess you may be feeding smaller meals more often, if not you should be. Chronic vomiting may occur for various reasons which may include obstructions, infections, parasites, strictures among other issues; without examining Tommy I cannot really say what the cause may be. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Belle
Labrador Retriever
8 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Diarrhea
Vomiting

My dog ( 8 year old 55 lb yellow lab) has had a problem with vomiting and some diarrhea for four months. It started out as once every 5 to 8 days. Then it would increase and then disappear before re-appearing. All this time she was eating the same food she had eaten since being a puppy (Kirkland chicken and rice formula). This went on for two months. My vet did a thorough exam, blood work, fecal and urine analysis, regular x-rays and then barium x-rays. All the tests were negative. The vet put my dog on Cerenia and Carafate for 12 days and we tried a bland diet of chicken and rice. After that treatment she was ok for a short time. Then the vomiting returned. Often she would vomit only large amounts of foam and bile.
I then went to a clinic where they gave her another complete exam and tried antibiotics and an anti-acid. That didn't help. We then put her back on the Cerenia for 8 days which stopped the vomiting.
Over the pat month, her appetite has become less and less. She has not eaten form of dry dog food. When she does want to eat food of any kind, she will only take very small bites of food. She chews everything into very small pieces.
When she vomits she will do it four or five times before it stops. Then she will wheez and have stomach contractions for a few minutes or sometimes as many as ten minutes.
I am at a loss as to what to do next. The recommendation is to do a full body ultrasound but have read many recommendations that say that tends to be a low-yield diagnostic in chronic vomiting cases and should be pursued only as a last resort only.
To say I am desperate for help would be the ultimate understatement.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Chronic cases of vomiting and diarrhoea can be difficult to solve due to the variety of conditions affecting dogs having these general symptoms. Usually when a dog has vomiting and diarrhoea, we think about infectious gastroenteritis, food allergy or poisoning. Previously your Veterinarian had given Bella Carafate (which is an anti-ulcer medication) and Cerenia (which is an antiemetic – anti-vomiting) which improved her condition for some time; it is possible that if Bella was suffering from gastric ulcers, they returned after the end of treatment because the Carafate and Cerenia only treated the symptoms and not the underlying cause of the ulceration. Gastric ulcers are usually accompanied by bloody vomit and dark tarry faeces. An infection wouldn’t usually resolve after treatment with Carafate and Cerenia. Poisoning (or gastric irritation to a toxin) is possible but unlikely if you have been watching her constantly and haven’t noticed her consuming something she shouldn’t. Both liver failure and pancreatitis may cause vomiting and diarrhoea; if the blood work came back normal, liver failure could be ruled out but pancreatitis needs a separate diagnostic test called pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity test which together with clinical signs are a strong indicator for pancreatitis. Looking at her food and seeing if there is something in her diet which she may have developed an allergy or intolerance to may be worth exploring. Sometimes, clinical signs are vague and diagnostic tests aren’t specific giving a diagnosis which may lead Veterinarians to try many diagnostic tests to see if one would turn up a cause. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

My 12 year old lab had the same symptoms, he was diagnosed with Megaesophagus and has to be fed upright and small amounts more often. There is no cure you just need to find a way of managing it that's best for you and your dog. With regurgitation you also have to be careful of aspiration pneumonia, where part of the vomit enters the lung. This may not be Bella's case but just a thought

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Chance
Spaniel mix
5 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Chronic vomiting

I’ve had my dog for 3 years, adopted from a shelter. For the past month he’s been vomiting at least twice a day. Two weeks ago he had blood work done which went well, and he had an abdominal ultrasound which also came out clear. He’s been on a bland diet since then but he’s still throwing up the same amount. The only difference is that this new vet prescribed dog food is in his throw up rather than the old food. He found a small piece of chocolate about a week after the vomiting started and I found the wrapper in his vomit the next day. But he started vomiting before this happened. I’ve been extra careful about keeping all other foods away from him and keeping him kenneled when I’m not home so he can’t get into anything. I can hear when he’s about to vomit because he makes a swallowing sound several times in a row and I can hear the fluids coming up. His poops are fine and he seems fine, running around and playing. I don’t know wheat else could be wrong with him. Please help, he’s my best bud :(

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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It is difficult to say what the specific cause of the vomiting is; infections, parasites, obstructions, poisoning, strictures, acid reflux, pancreatic disorders among other causes may lead to vomiting. Without examining Chance, I couldn’t start to narrow in on any specific cause. If your Veterinarian is unable to find a cause, it may be worth visiting another Veterinarian in your area for a second opinion. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Harley
Mastiff
2 Years
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting

My dog vomited last Tuesday (so 8 days ago). It was at 1:30 in the morning and it looked like he regurgitated his food but we fed him at 5pm so it has been a while. He find until Saturday, but this time it was only a small amount of bile. Then, on Monday, I fed him at 5 AM like I usually do and he didn’t eat it. Got home from work at 4pm, it was still there - so I called the vet and we went in yesterday (Tuesday). He’s having formed stools and has no temp and no signs of pain other than I think he’s panting a little more than normal. The vet said he was acting too good, he was excited and playful and still trying to eat/drink other than Monday. So he prescribed carafate and told us to also give omeprazole. I gave him the carafate and omeprazole last night and fed him an hour later. He seemed okay and then suddenly he was licking his lips and up and down all night. And at 5 am he threw up bile. I gave him the meds again, waited, and then fed him chicken and rice - first a small amount and a little later some more because he was licking his food bowl. I left for work and when I got home around 3:30 he had vomited some of the food on our bed and a small amount of bile in the living room. I just read that I should wait 2 hours after carafate to give omeprazole and food. But I’m concerned that this is more than acid reflux. Also. He’s 2 1/2 and doesn’t typically eat foreign item. He does have a dairy allergy. We also have another dog that we got back in December. About a week and a half ago we sent her to a dog trainer for three weeks. So my boyfriend is convinced he’s just depressed she’s not here. I just don’t know what to do. The vet said to give the medicine time to work and call if things don’t get better in a week but I’m getting anxiety over whether that will be too late.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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It is difficult to say what the specific cause of the vomiting is without an examination, vomiting is a very vague symptoms which is shared with many different conditions so it is hard to make a differential diagnosis without more information. Vomiting of undigested food hours after consumption doesn’t exactly align with acid reflux but give it time like your Veterinarian suggested and monitor for improvement. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Briscoe
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
2.5 Months
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting

He fell on his head from the couch. Cried and was visibly shaken and hurting at first. Then seemed fine and wanted to sleep and snuggle. Woke up, urinated and pooped played and played but has vomited about 6 times in a few hours.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Any head injury where there has been vomiting and a loss of urinary and bowel movements should be seen by your Veterinarian immediately. Head trauma can be a long term issue and should be managed to get the best outcome; there is no ‘at home’ treatment and an evaluation by your Veterinarian is best. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Trooper
German Shepherd
5 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Throwing up

My 5 year old German Shepard starting throwing up a white watery foam substance, it will happen about every 20 to 30 minutes, he was fed BBQ beans and chicken, could it have been something in the food? This is the first time I ever seen this happen.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are many ingredients and spices which dogs are sensitive too which is why Veterinarians recommend not to feed dogs from the table as simple ingredients like onions, garlic and many seasonings are toxic to dogs. White foam vomit is usually caused by an empty stomach, try to feed a bland diet of boiled chicken and rice which is appetizing but wouldn’t irritate the stomach; if there is no improvement visit your Veterinarian. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

Hi I am Gaurav from India I have Labrador a week ago we found him losing weight and stop eating then we went to vet he suggested to blood tests and X-rays the results is not so good 1-Stone in Bladder and 2- damage in kidney
We straight go to surgery and after removing his stone he is on glucose only and not eating after surgery and he is doing continuously vomiting after having water. I am really very worried about him. Will he gonna recover ever ??

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Lucy
Puggle
7 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

bloating, loss of appetite
after eating her food
Throwing up

So last month she's had to get her stomach cut open because shen ate too many of my underwear and couldn't pass it. But we thought she was all better but recently she has been not wanting to eat in the morning, & when she's does sometimes she throws it back up. She hasn't gotten into any of my underwears after her surgrey, & she eats dinner, but morning time she sometimes doesnt want too. & the throwing up just happened this week, once & again now today.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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I don’t understand why dogs find underwear so apetitising. If it has been a month since the surgery, Lucy should be OK now and shouldn’t have any problems from the gastrotomy; however, some dogs can continue to have some problems for a while after surgery. Try feeding her smaller portions of food more often and if the problem continues try her on a bland diet to see if there is any improvement; I know it can be difficult to get her to eat in a morning but a change in food may help. There is also the risk that she ate something else which is causing her some stomach trouble; if you see no improvement, visit your Veterinarian. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Lady
Labrador Retriever
3 Years
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting

Medication Used

Pepcid

I have a 3 year old lab that has had issues with vomiting for a little over a week now. After several days of vomiting after ever mean we visited our vet and discussed several things that could be going on. Labs work was fine and all appeared normal except a slight elevation in her eosinophils. At this point we felt it may just be a gastritis issue or something so antiemetic and acid reducing medications were prescribed to us. At first these appeared to be helping and we were thinking this was simply a regurgitation issue as many time she would throw up whole food not long after eating. She has been drinking just fine and tolerating water as well as being her normal happy dog self. After running out of the medications vomiting presented itself again and at this point the vet and I decided to try her on the Pepcid for a week and see if that continued to help her, which has appeared to help until a day ago. Now the vomiting comes 3-4 hours after eating and the food appears to be digested not whole despite receiving the Pepcid 30 prior to eating. I’m pretty lost on where to go from here. Should we continue with acid reduction medications and see how that helps. I know our vet had mentioned prior at some point doing x-rays?

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. I'm sorry that Lady is having these problems. X-rays are a very logical next step for her, to evaluate her intestines, stomach, and determine whether she has any abnormalities that might be causing this problem. I hope that all goes well for her.

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Maverick
Husky/Shepard mix
2.5 years old
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Chronic vomiting

Medication Used

N/A

I have a shepherd/husky mix. He is 2.5 years old and has chronic vomiting. He has had this as long as I can remember. In the beginning we were told it is because he was a puppy and its common. We were then told don't let him over consume any liquid. We carefully watch him when he drinks in effort to reduce the vomiting to follow with little success. We mentioned it to our vet a year or so ago and they suggested trying different food (wet and dry) which did not change anything. It typically occurs following the consumption of water. We were recommended to try alkaline water bc of the difference of the pH (not by a professional) and it did help reduce the frequency a bit, but this is still a concern. He vomits at least once a day, occasionally if he drinks very little water and doesn't participate in a lot of activity he will keep it down, but this is rare. We recently moved and established care with a new vet today and after describing the issue they suggested a large amount of different reasons, a large amount of expensive tests and ultimately didn't give us much confidence it would result in us helping our dog.

Please help!

Thanks,

Matt

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Vomiting isn’t an unusual occurrence in dogs and may occur for a variety of causes including infections, food allergies, parasites, foreign bodies, poisoning, tumours, gastric ulceration, pancreatic disorders, liver disease, kidney disease, esophageal disorders (megaesophagus for example) and the list rolls on. Narrowing down on the cause of the vomiting is more difficult and after tests still may leave you in the dark; I would recommend having an x-ray done of the neck and chest to see if there are any anomalies before looking at anything else. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Bp Franks
Daschund
16 Months
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

daily sporadic vomiting.

Medication Used

cerenia 16 mg

My veterinarian took an x ray and found nothing wrong. I was given cerenia for my dog. It helped a little. still vomiting. a week later was given another script for cerenia 16 mg. first day was perfect, no vomiting. Vomiting has began again. my dog has tested negative for parasites. I feed him one tablespoon of grain free lamb food every two hours and give him nothing else. I have noticed he doesn't go for his water much. He is losing weight but acts normal. could it be stress or something twisted in him?

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Stress may be causing Bp Franks intermittent vomiting, but it is unlikely, He may be having an intolerance to his food. Without seeing him or being able to examine him, it is hard for me to comment on the cause, but if he had a blockage or intestinal abnormality, one would suspect that he would be more ill. It would be best to follow up with your veterinarian if the treatment that they prescribed has not helped, as that may give them a clue as to what might be going on.

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Leo
Labrador Retriever
9 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Chronic vomiting, loss of appetite

Medication Used

Antibiotics, Saline though IV

My 9 year old lab, Leo, started throwing up once in a week or so in March. We got his blood test done and the Vet was treating him for the minor infection that showed up in his reports. A month passed by but he still threw up and the frequency started increasing to once in 3-4 days. That is when we changed our vet and he got a blood test done for Leo too. He also thought it is an intestinal infection which needs different antibiotic treatment and that is what we did. However, once the course was over, his vomiting would reappear. So we tried different medications a few times and then thought its probably some kinds of obstruction in his stomach.So we got a X-ray, sonography and yesterday we even did an endoscopy done. All the reports came out normal. His present condition is that he hasn't eaten anything in over a week now and throws up (even bile sometimes) a few times in a day. He just drinks water and is on saline through IV everyday since that past 10 days or so. I don't know what else can we do to detect what is wrong with him and when will he actually start eating. He is energetic for the most part of the day and is no pain at all. What do i do? I am really worried

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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With a response to antibiotics, it does sound like an infection; a faecal culture may be useful to see if any bacteria show up which may be pathogenic and causing these vomiting episodes, a sensitivity test may also be done to look at suitable antibiotics. These cases are never straight forward and may require some trial and error to get right; if there is no success I would suggest visiting an Internal Medicine Specialist to get their input into this. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Milo
Poodle bishon
7 Years
Fair condition
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Fair condition

Hi, I induced vomiting in my 7 year old poodle/bishon mix (18 lbs) last week because there was a possibility my toddler gave him grapes. The vet told me to give him peroxide. After half an hour of nothing happening, I took him into the vet and they induced vomiting. They said there was not much in his vomit. When I got home I noticed three piles of vomit on the floor. I was unaware that he threw up when I put the kids in the car to leave for the vet. So he had vomiting induced again on an empty stomach. He seemed fine for the next 24 hours but the next day he threw up and there was some blood in the vomit. This happened again 12 hours later. The vet put him in Carafate, Prilosec and an anti nausea med. He continued to vomit here and there. He started to have diarrhea a few days later. The anti nausea meds helped. They did blood work, X-rays, and a fecal sample. All came back clear. He’s been on a bland diet for a week, prescription canned food with chicken. I’ve been giving him four small meals and not a ton of water at once. On Monday they took him off carafate and started flagyl. This stopped the diarrhea and helped vomiting. He’s now on flagyl and Prilosec. He hasn’t vomited in 4-5 days but today he vomited twice. The only thing I did different today was feed him three
Meals instead of four. He also may have drank more water since the bowl was down for him to access. It was mostly liquid, some foam. Through this whole thing he has been acting completely normal. He has an appetite and wants to play with his ball and run around. He hasn’t seemed bothered at all. Do you think it’s just his stomach upset from inducing twice? Not sure what else to do.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Most likely his stomach is just a bit sensitive from all the vomiting, if the blood work is all good we know that we don’t have to worry about the effect of any grapes. You should continue with four meals a day and the water habits you have in place at the moment (but ensure he is hydrated enough); if you have concerns you should visit your Veterinarian but in the meantime return to four meals per day and monitor for improvement. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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